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Liverpool ferry terminal project 'more difficult than anyone imagined'

Minister gives view after completion date pushed back

The infrastructure minister admits he's disappointed that development of the new Liverpool Ferry Terminal has proved more difficult than imagined.

It follows the announcement that the site now won't be ready to accept passengers until the end of March next year.

Chris Thomas says he's glad to at least be providing some certainty over the timeline:

 

The new terminal has cost around £70 million so far.

Mr Thomas says they aren't able, at this stage, to give a total final cost for the project.

The minister spoke to Manx Radio's Sian Cowper:

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